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Online restaurant delivery is rapidly growing. That much is for sure. Every week, it seems, a major player like McDonald’s, Jack in the Box, or Taco Bell announces that it’s either going to start offering delivery service or expand the service it already has. Now, restaurants are experimenting with menu items that are available only through delivery. (more…)

Posted by on August 6th, 2018

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Hot summer days are the perfect excuse to give into the temptation of ice cream. For an unusual twist on one of America’s favorite foods, check out one of these ice cream vendors in the Greater Philadelphia Area. (more…)

Posted by on July 23rd, 2018

In many communities across America, “Restaurant Row” is a block or two with an unusually heavy concentration of restaurants and other eateries. In some cases, it’s more extensive, such as the famous Restaurant Row on La Cienega Boulevard in Beverly Hills, or the five-mile stretch of Belt Line Road in Addison, Texas. But neither of these compares to the string of Chinese restaurants along a nine-mile stretch of Valley Boulevard in southern California’s San Gabriel Valley. (more…)

Posted by on July 16th, 2018

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I first heard the term “fake Canto” used by Los Angeles area food blogger Tony Chen, to refer to Cantonese restaurants run by Mandarin-speaking non-Cantonese immigrants from mainland China. Well before the advent of fake news, fake Canto restaurants launched, occasioned primarily by a lack of Cantonese restaurateurs in the locality. (more…)

Posted by on June 18th, 2018

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I recently visited my local McDonald’s, but as I parked my car, a McDonald’s worker rushed over. “Sir, sir, I’m sorry,” he said, “but you can’t park here.”

“Why can’t I park here?” I asked.

“Because this is for Uber delivery pickup only.”

That’s when I saw it: a row of spaces specifically for Uber Eats drivers.

In the last five years, according to the NPD Group, revenue from restaurant deliveries has increased 20%, and the overall number of deliveries has risen 10%. Due to the rise, restaurants have had to change operations, including redesigning interiors and modifying menus. (more…)

Posted by on May 29th, 2018

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